animal lover, gardener, knitter, and gourmet cook
 

the birthdays

We did the annual birthday get together (for my brother’s birthday and mine) over the weekend. My parents treated us and everyone else to dinner at The Windber Hotel. I do not believe that I’ve been there before. They’re known for their beer list, but the food was pretty good, …

hbd, grad!

I offered to host Mother’s Day this year and while we were at it, we celebrated Jacob’s birthday and graduation. It was a small party–just my family. It was a nice afternoon and the weather was surprisingly pleasant after the deluge of rain we received at the end of last …

bdx3

Last night we had the annual birthday extravaganza to celebrate my mom’s, dad’s, and grandmother’s birthdays. We had dinner at Rizzo’s and then went to my grandmother’s for cupcakes afterward. I’m supposed to be the official birthday cake maker, but I still haven’t heard from Krisay’s about the oven I …

hbd

Yesterday was my birthday so the three of us went to Balance Restaurant to celebrate. The food was quite good–I’d definitely go there again. I also got the best present–a wooden puzzle from Liberty Puzzles. Specifically, this one. Jake and I started it last night and I’m going to frame …

happy 50th

Yesterday afternoon, my parents had a party to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary (their actual anniversary is June 7). The event was well-attended and it was great catching up with some of the relatives I never get to see anymore. My mom was pretty excited about this party for a …